wear out

Definitions of wear out
  1. verb
    deteriorate through use or stress
    synonyms: wear, wear down, wear off, wear thin
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    types:
    ablate
    wear away through erosion or vaporization
    scuff
    get or become scuffed
    type of:
    deteriorate
    become worse or disintegrate
  2. verb
    exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
    synonyms: fag, fag out, fatigue, jade, outwear, tire, tire out, wear, wear down, wear upon, weary
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    Antonyms:
    freshen, refresh, refreshen
    make fresh again
    types:
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    beat, exhaust, tucker, tucker out, wash up
    wear out completely
    overfatigue, overtire, overweary
    tire excessively
    frazzle
    exhaust physically or emotionally
    play
    exhaust by allowing to pull on the line
    kill
    tire out completely
    type of:
    indispose
    cause to feel unwell
  3. verb
    go to pieces
    synonyms: break, bust, fall apart, wear
    break, bust
    ruin completely
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    types:
    fray, frazzle
    wear away by rubbing
    type of:
    crumble, decay, dilapidate
    fall into decay or ruin
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